Waste and Recycling

CONTENTS
Kerbside waste collection
Free green organic waste drop off days
Green organic disposal vouchers
e-waste now accepted at Woodside Depot
Hard waste collection service
Heathfield Resource Recovery Centre
Illegal dumping
Wastewater

KERBSIDE WASTE COLLECTION
Adelaide Hills Council collect domestic waste on weekly and fortnightly cycles. Contact East Waste on (08) 8347 5150 for information on collection days.
For waste that cannot go in general waste and landfill, there are a number of recycling and waste transfer stations. For more information on which bin a specific waste item should go in, visit Green Industries SA or call the Recycle Right hotline on 1300 137 118. Click here to download a 2018/19 Kerbside Collection Calendar or for further information on kerbside collection bins.

For more information and application forms please see the Kerbside Collections page.


FREE GREEN ORGANIC WASTE DROP OFF DAYS

To assist with fire prevention in the district, Adelaide Hills Council organises a number of free green organic drop off days throughout the year. Dates have now been scheduled for October to December 2018:

Friday 5 October | Gumeracha and Heathfield
Saturday 6 October | Gumeracha and Heathfield
Sunday 21 October | Woodside
Monday 22 October | Woodside
Saturday 10 November | Woodside
Saturday 17 November | Gumeracha
Sunday 18 November | Gumeracha
Friday 23 November | Heathfield
Saturday 24 November | Heathfield
Saturday 8 December | Woodside
Sunday 9 December | Heathfield

Click here to download a printable list of dates and drop off locations.


GREEN ORGANIC DISPOSAL VOUCHERS

Residents living outside townships can access two free green waste drop off vouchers per year (offered in addition to free green waste drop off days). To arrange your free vouchers please contact Council on (08) 8408 0400.


E-WASTE NOW ACCEPTED AT WOODSIDE DEPOT

New arrangements the Adelaide Hills Recycling Centre in Woodside means that they are now able to accept e-waste free of charge. There is no limit to the number of e-waste items residents surrender at the depot and items should be placed in the labelled containers as they enter the depot building.

The Woodside Depot is located at 28 Henry Street, Woodside. Hours of operation: Monday to Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm, Saturday, 8:00am - 12:00pm. Closed Sundays and public holiday weekends.


HARD WASTE COLLECTION SERVICE

One 'at call' hard waste collection is offered to each residence per financial year. This free service is provided by East Waste on behalf of Adelaide Hills Council. Bookings are essential and conditions apply. Click here for further details and to make your booking through East Waste. For a comprehensive list of options to recycle or dispose of items not accepted through hard waste collection, download our A-Z Guide to Waste Reduction.


HEATHFIELD RESOURCE RECOVERY CENTRE
Heathfield Resource Recovery Centre is operated by the Adelaide Hills Region Waste Management Authority on behalf of Council. This facility provides recycling and waste resource recovery services where customers can recycle or dispose of their waste predominantly from cars and trailers. The Resource Recovery Centre is a multi-stream recycling facility that handles items such as general waste, paper and cardboard, plastics, green garden organics, construction and demolition materials, metals, whitegoods, oils, tyres, e-waste, gas cylinders, chemical containers and mattresses. Recycled products are also offered for sale including mulch and soil. Heathfield Resource Recovery Centre is open seven days a week for waste disposal.


ILLEGAL DUMPING
The EPA has developed a litter reporting app and website to give power to the people who see someone committing a littering offence. Go to the 'Dob in a Litterer' website (or via the free app) to report cases of littering from vehicles.


WASTEWATER
Click here for information about wastewater disposal.